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COVID -19 and Exercise

The current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic presents some challenges to maintaining a physically active lifestyle. COVID-19 is spread by droplet transmission – someone sneezing or coughing into the air or onto a surface, and then the virus enters a new host through the mouth, nose or eyes. The most up-to-date information about COVID-19 should be accessed …

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We’re Stronger Together

Whether you’re just starting to exercise for the first time, interested in building or maintain a solid fitness routine or even cross-training for your next Marathon, Pilates and barre provides the support you need to unleash your potential. Group fitness classes have individuals of all levels of experience who are interested in a variety of …

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Can you get Cardio in at Absolute Pilates and Barre?

If there’s one question instructors get more than any other question, it’s this: Do I need to supplement my classes with cardio? Q: Let’s answer the question once and for all: Is barre cardio? Is Pilates cardio? A: YES. Pilates and Barre gets your heart pumping and promotes cardiovascular health. Q: OK, but do I need …

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Does Pilates and Barre Count as Strength Training?

We recently answered the highly popular question “can pilates and barre be cardio?” (Spoiler alert: YES) But what about strength training? Does our workout, with its small movements, isometric holds, springs/weights and cardio bursts, “count” as a strength-training workout? Q: Let’s answer the question once and for all: Does Pilates/barre count as strength training? A: YES! …

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Get Healthy Without Boring Yourself to Tears

The association between many forms of “traditional” exercise and sheer, soul-crushing boredom, unfortunately, prevents many people from making sure they fit physical activity into their daily routine. Exercise can be strenuous, and it can be difficult. But there’s certainly no rule that says exercise has to, well, feel like exercise. A Barre class is one …

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